Retired Orleans County Historian C. W. “Bill” Lattin produced weekly articles from 1979-1997, entitled, Bethinking of Old Orleans. These articles featured a treasure-trove of historical information about Orleans County since its inception to modern times. This page contains all articles written in during the twenty-ninth year of 2007. Special thanks to historian Frank Berger for clipping these articles from various local newspapers. We hope you enjoy reading and researching through this great resource.

Vol. 29 No. 1 Why the Bell Rings 01/04/2007

Vol. 29 No. 2 John Bidelman 01/11/2007

Vol. 29 No. 3 The Rev. Jon Castaldi 01/18/2007

vol 29 no 4 The Site of Medina City Hall 01.25.2007

Vol. 29 No. 5 Badly Scared 02/01/2007

Vol. 29 No. 6 Cider and Vinegar Works 02/08/2007

Vol. 29 No. 7 Ough’s Furniture 02/15/2007

Vol. 29 No. 8 ‘Clara’s Car’ 02/22/2007

Vol. 29 No. 9 Aug. 25, 1910 03/01/2007

Vol. 29 No. 10 Caning Chairs Brought in the Locals 03/08/2007

Vol. 29 No. 11 Children at Play 03/15/2007

Vol. 29 No. 12 Canal Enlargement 03/22/2007

Vol. 29 No. 13 How Ridiculous You Look 03/29/2007

Vol. 29 No. 14 Pratt Opera Facade 04/05/2007

Vol. 29 No. 15 Craftsmanship Produced Coffins in Demand 04/12/2007

Vol. 29 No. 16 A Scene of Prosperity 04/19/2007

Vol. 29 No. 17 A.W. Barnett 04/26/2007

Vol. 29 No. 17 Making Soft Lime Mortar 05/03/2007

Vol. 29 No. 18 Kendall Mills thrived in 1890s 05/10/2007

Vol. 29 No. 19 Writing in Stone and Textiles 05/17/2007

Vol. 29 No. 20 Medina High School – a Forerunner 05/24/2007

Vol. 29 No. 21 The Upper Gallery 05/31/2007

Vol. 29 No. 22 Trivial Tidbits of Orleans History 06/07/2007

Vol. 29 No. 23 Andrew Wall and Gothic Hall 06/14/2007

Vol. 29 No. 24 Seventh-Day Adventist Church – Jeddo 06/21/2007

Vol. 29 No. 25 Orleans County Trust Company 06/28/2007

Vol. 29 No. 26 The Fourth of July 07/05/2007

Vol. 29 No. 27 Zinc Grave Markers 07/12/2007

Vol. 29 No. 28 Museum Prepares to Host ‘Designs for Death’ Exhibit 07/19/2007

Vol. 29 No. 29 Outhouses Fine Architecture 07/26/2007

Vol. 29 No. 30 Travel Log 08/02/2007

Vol. 29 No. 32 John Hartman – Painless Dentist 08/16/2007

Vol. 29 No. 33 Some Apple Tree Stories 08/23/2007

Vol. 29 No. 34 A Forgotten Church 08/30/2007

Vol. 29 No. 35 Transit Baptist Church 09/07/2007

Vol. 29 No. 36 Ashwood Dry House 09/13/2007

Vol. 29 No. 37 Gravestone Epitaphs 09/20/2007

Vol. 29 No. 38 Meet Some Pranksters of 19th Century 09/27/2007

Vol. 29 No. 39 Recollections of Hard Times 10/04/2007

Vol. 29 No. 40 Sam Wooster was an Eccentric Character 10/11/2007

Vol. 29 No. 41 Albion Academy 10/18/2007

Vol. 29 No. 42 Small Building, Long History 10/25/2007

Vol. 29 No. 43 Waterport, 130 Years Ago 11/01/2007

Vol. 29 No. 44 History of the Orleans County Jail 11/08/2007

Vol. 29 No. 45 Living Flag 11/15/2007

Vol. 29 No. 46 Charles E. Padelford 11/29/2007

Vol. 29 No. 46 Curtis Foundry 11/22/2007

Vol. 29 No. 47 Meet Varnum D. Ludington 12/06/2007

Vol. 29 No. 48 Medina Hospitality 12/13/2007

Vol. 29 No. 49 Garland – A Favorite 12/20/2007

Vol. 29 No. 50 A Rat Trapped 12/27/2007

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